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Stephen Koukoulas: Why Australia is NOT heading toward a recession

There is a lot of chatter out there which laments at the state of the Australian economy and draws attention to every potential headwind which might capture our economic sails. 367 more words


Recession Buzz is Heating Up on Wall Street

Wall Street is getting increasingly nervous about the prospects for recession, both on a global and domestic level.

Slowing global growth has been one of the predominant investing themes in 2015, causing enough turmoil to send both the S&P 500   635 more words

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China Has No Good Plan to Deal With Its Achilles Heel

Beijing has yet to put together a credible response as to what should be done with zombie companies, the huge swath of unprofitable state-owned enterprises surviving on the good will of the Chinese government. 45 more words


Dark Economic Storm Clouds are Gathering

I am sitting here at Gartner’s IT/Symposium 2015 in Orlando and I am having fun talking with clients and organizations about how they can better leverage information in their business to improve business outcomes. 285 more words


Rio Olympics Cutting Costs With Brazil Deep in Recession

Construction for the 2016 Rio Games (REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes)

By STEPHEN WADE, AP Sports Writer

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Olympic organizers, faced with the reality of a country deep in recession, are trimming costs to keep their budget balanced. 601 more words


The trap of the expanding Welfare State--Never Enough

So everyone knows unemployment is in the teens, the GDP is terrible, but loose credit is the answer? Borrow to avoid accountability for stupid and excessive programs that buy and assure political support? 273 more words